snowy sunday.

John took all these photos today, as I was coming home from our church’s annual women’s retreat. As I was worshipping with sisters in Christ, the men-folk were eating pancakes and playing in the fresh white snow. We so rarely get more than a sprinkle in our valley that it is elevated to the previous “oh look, it snowed” in Washington to the Oregon version:“Stop everything! Remember SNOW?! Well, get outside now and enjoy the miracle before it melts!” This is the view down our road…Days like this remind me that, despite the $6 gas commute-cost for every trip “to town”, this rural living is a gift. The blanket of fresh white makes it even quieter, even prettier, than usual.
Caleb made a “snow-person”. His name was Bob. I didn’t get to meet him in person for he recently passed away. Apparently Bob was suffering silently from foundation issues…it’s all very sad and we, as his closest family, would truly appreciate hot meals brought in and cash gifts for his pale, grieving widow.
Sam, running from an airborne ice missile. This was good packing snow! I love how his cheeks here are almost as red as his coat…
Josiah. Don’t you love this style of hat, with the large fluffy ear-flaps? Guaranteed to take 7 years off your strapping 12 year old (but don’t tell him that or he’ll refuse to wear it again!)
The neighbor girl came over to play too, and with snowball in hand she is tearing off across the pasture after Sam!

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About sparrowjourney

Christian homeschooling mom to three boys, married to my best friend, John, for over 20 years. I love gardening without gloves, learning history with my kids, cooking with lots of butter, serving others, great books, rich coffee, studying the Bible, camping outdoors, scrapbooking, vintage home decor, the smell of rain and cut grass, authentic people, poetry, laughing until your sides hurt, and babies. oh and black licorice is pretty awesome.
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One Response to snowy sunday.

  1. Brian says:

    R.I.P. Bob. My condolences to your family. Great pictures!

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